Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR

Gold Star - 39,550 Points (A Collectionof 90 Select Works)

Biography of Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR

The City That Never Sleeps, New YorK, U.S.A.

Since I began my pass time lit endeavor in 2006, the majority of my daily readership continues to come from non-member visitor traffic, from the Tri-State Metropolitan Area of the Northeast United States, which includes: Central & Southern New York, Southern & Western Connecticut & Northern to Cental New Jersey. Some of these sources include: Bookstores, local and County Libraries, Junior and Senior High Schools, as well as several New York based Community Colleges. In addition, as of February of 2009, my work has been displayed and discussed by various literary groups and assosiations throughout the Northeast United States. All of these ''off-site'' & educational affiliated avenues continue to be the strongest link in my efforts to maintain a healthy daily readership base. Thank you for visiting...I hope you enjoy my work, as well as the work of the many multi-talented members on this site...FjR

Frank James Ryan, Jr/FjR..2015


The Concordia College of New York / Liberal Arts: Physical Education
Iona Preparatory Accelerated H.S./ College-Prep A.P. Curriculum


CURRENT OCCUPATION: Cheif Operating Officer/ C.M.S. Global Inc./2012-Present
Acting Chief Operating Officer/C.M.S. Co. Search Engine Global Marketing Division/2014-Present

PRIOR: Corporate Vice Pres./ V.M.I. of New York Inc. International Corporate Marketing/ 2009-2012

PRIOR: National Multi-Media Marketing Exec. & Advertising Co-ordinator/Yellgroup-TransWestern Co./1999-2009

PRIOR: Regional Operations Manager/Marketing Co-Ordinator/Gannett Co.-U.S.A. TODAY/1985-1998

..........1985: U.S.A. TODAY Northeast Launching Team
..........1987: Established/Commissioned the Company's
..........First Field Sales & Sales Recruitment Programs
..........1988: Special Projects Manager/Sales-Promo
..........1990: Regional Markt.Programs Co-ordinator
..........1993: Motivational Speaker(Corp.Seminars)
..........1996: Branch Consolidation Project Director
..........2002: Motivational Spokesperson/Recruiter


HIGH SCHOOL: Basketball, Martial Arts, Track, Tennis, Table Tennis, Handball
COLLEGIATE -: Basketball(NCAA Div.II) , Martial Arts, Tennis, Swimming, Diving

_______________CURRENT ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES_________________

Martial Artist{Taekwondo, Aikido & Shaolin Kenpo Karate}, Weightlifting, Basketball, Tennis, Table Tennis, Swimming and Diving;

INTERESTS/HOBBIES: Music (Psychedelic 60's Rock; Hard Rock/Acid Rock of the 70's & 80's; Irish Ballad) : The Martial Arts; Politics, Public Affairs, Public Speaking; Creative Writing; Following Professional, Collegiate & High School Basketball, Football, Baseball, Pro & Amateur Prize Boxing, Ultimate Fighting, Competition Karate

_______________________CREATIVE WRITING_______________________

PUBLISHINGS: Editorial(Op-Ed) including articles appearing in Time Magazine; U.S. News & World Report; The Gannetteer; Circus Magazine; N.Y. Times; N.Y. Post; N.Y. Daily News, as well as more than 100 local & nationaly syndicated news publications.
Competition Essay...Prose, Short Story & Contemporary Poetry appearing in over 200 Literary Anthologies & various fine-arts/lifestyles news sources

AWARDS: 1st Place-1997 Creative Arts & Science Spring Literary Competition; 2nd Place-1998 Creative Arts & Science Summer Poetry Slam; 3rd Place-2008 Autumn Park Literary Competition.

_______________________MEMBERSHIPS & MISC._______________________

~ Who's Who In America (Business Achievement in the fields of Marketing & Advertising)
~ Who's Who In The East (Societel & Literary Achievement)
~ International Biographical Centre of England
(Literary Achievement in the Fine Arts(American Contemporary Literature)

MEMBER: Republican National Committee

Other Contributing Memberships:
~American Heart Assosiation;
~National Kidney Foundation
~Assosiation For Childhood Diseases
~Make A Wish Foundation
~National Assosiation of Paralyzed War Veterans;
~New York-Columbia/Cornell Universities Hospital-Medical Center
-(Cardio-Thoracic/Telemetry & Arrhythmia Divisions)


FAV ACTOR: .......J. Nicholson, A. Pacino, S. Connery, L. DiCaprio, T. Hanks, R. De Niro, C. Eastwood
FAV ACTRESS: ..Audrey Meadows, Mae West, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathy Bates, Lucille Ball, Jody Foster
FAV FLIX: .........The Godfather Trilogy, Scent of A Woman, The Green Mile, Hoosiers, Scarface, Goodfellas
FAV BANDS: .....Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Strawbs, Rush, Counting Crows, Cold Play, E.L.P.
FAV TV SHOW...Law & Order, N.I.C.S, House, Sons of Anarchy Forensic Files, Honeymooner Reruns, Twilight Zone
LIFE HEROE'S.. My Father, Christopher Reeve, Walt Disney, Lee Iacoca, Mother Theresa, Lou Gherig

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Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR's Works:

The Verve of Passion & Peril

Attic of The Beginnings

Woman In The Night...(R)

Woman in the night
singing songs to a lamp post,
in her tight, haughty wrap,
ornate spangled shiny glass,
like Gruosi knock-off diamonds.

Still, she dons the stoic glare
that once quenched the thirst
of the midnight wolves. Updates

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